Is the phrase "All lives matter" an appropriate response to the phrase, "Black lives matter"? As you are probably aware, all over the U.S. right now, there are people protesting George Floyd’s recent police-related death, as well as reported disproportionate violence against black people (especially black men) at the hands of the police. You can… Continue reading Is the Phrase “All Lives Matter”Appropriate?
George Floyd is a 46 year old black man who recently died in an encounter with the police. In this encounter, a police officer knelt on his neck while Floyd, who was not resisting arrest (surveillance footage shows this), was lying face down on the ground. He repeatedly told the officers around him that he… Continue reading Are Criticisms of the George Floyd Protests Appropriate?